Women jump on attacking lynx to save dog in Beaver Creek, Yukon


Heidi Warren pictured with her dogs, including Jackson (right) who was attacked by a lynx this past weekend. (Submitted by Heidi Warren)

Two women in Beaver Creek, Yukon, say they jumped on a lynx to pull it away from a dog it had latched onto over the weekend.

Heidi Warren said the attack happened on Saturday at about 2 p.m. when she and her friend, Hilary Todd, were walking on a trail near the community’s school with their dogs, including Jackson, who wasn’t on a leash.

“Out of nowhere, the lynx jumped out and grabbed my dog by his face, and they started to roll into the snow,” she said

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